Pair of silver hinged anklets fastened with a pin attached to a chain. Made from sheet silver which was heated and hammered into a mould (die-stamped) with flowers, dots and diamond-shaped motifs. Also decorated with bands of beaded wire. Can be worn as bracelets.
- Made in: Yemen
- (Asia,Middle East,Arabia,Yemen)
- Height: 4 centimetres
- Diameter: 5.5 centimetres
- Weight: 104 grammes
Acquired while the donor was in residence in the Aden Protectorate in 1947-1962; donor states probably Aulak tribe.
Not on display
Bracelet? anklet?; made of silver-coloured metal; two rectangles of silver cut with two rows of diamond and flower pattern joined together with hinge at one end; one loop at end of one rectangle, two loops at end of other rectangle; metal peg attached on chain to end of one rectangle which fits through three loops to hold bracelet closed.
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Object reference number: RRM185352
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